OSPI would like to thank the child nutrition heroes who persisted against many challenges during the pandemic. You have been the rock in every community you serve and we celebrate your heroism during this past year. Congratulations!
Child Nutrition assists school districts and other institutions in providing quality nutrition programs that promote life-long healthful living while providing nutritious meals each day that prepare children for learning. Our program guide gives an overview of the programs offered and the number of children served in Washington.
If you would like additional information about operating Child Nutrition Programs during unanticipated closures, please visit COVID-19 Nutrition & Meals Guidance web page.
Program information for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
Program information on operating the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Distribution or USDA Foods Program.
Other Program Information
Purchasing information and regulations for those operating Child Nutrition Programs.
Farm to Child Nutrition Programs enriches community connections with fresh, healthy food and local food producers by changing food purchasing and education practices.
Details and requirements for Child Nutrition Program operators working with Food Service Management Companies.
Information on claiming and reimbursement rates in Child Nutrition Programs.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.